Coelodonta Bronn 1831 (wooly rhino)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonym: Tichorhinus Brandt 1849

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotini according to T. Deng et al. 2011

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Loose 1975 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Ceratotherium, Dicerorhinus, Diceros, Dicerotina, Dihoplus, Elasmotheriina, Lartetotherium, Rhinoceros, Rhinocerotina, Ronzotherium, Shennongtherium, Stephanorhinus

Subtaxa: Coelodonta antiquitatis Coelodonta nihowanensis Coelodonta thibetana Coelodonta tologoijensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (3), France (1), Germany (8), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), the Netherlands (2), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (6)

• Pliocene of China (1), India (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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